Gigs 2016

January 9th

We return to one of our favourite gigs Penrith Jazz Club.

Di Bird Quartet with, Peter Locke,Craig Scott and Steve Brien gonna have lots of fun

February 20th

Private function Woollahra with Steve Brien and the Fabulous Craig Scott.

March, we are in full force rehearsing for our new show “A Tapestry of Fire and Rain”

we have added the fabulous talent of Michael Bartolomei on piano to the show which takes it to a whole new level. very excited about out upcoming concerts.Check out our website on aTapestryOfFireAndRain.com

April

Saturday April 30th we are performing the show at the Palm Beach Golf Club phone for bookings hope to see you there.

July

Thursday 14th we are doing our show at the Basement in the Wollongong Wokers Club phone for bookings,gonna be a ripper of a night.

Sunday 17th

Sydney Rowers Club 3 to 6pm very cool trio today.

Steve Brien, Nat Morrison,double Bass and Andrew Roberson sax/flute

August

Sunday 14th 2/5pm Rooty Hill RSL: Club

wahoo they will love our show come on down for a relaxing walk down memory lane.

September

Saturday Night 3rd.Katoomba RSL Club a “Tapestry of Fire and Rain ”

October

Sunday 9th My quartet  returns to The Basement,Wollongong for a lovely afternoon of jazz with

Steve Brien,Peter Locke and Craig Scott.

Sunday 16th OCtober,

Sydney Rowers 3/6pm Steve Brien.Craig Scott and the lovely Andrew Robertson sax/flute.

DECEMBER

2/9 Norfolk Island Jazz Festival come along for the ride folks its an amazing place with such friendly people,great music.

Im taking, Peter Locke,Steve Brien and Steve Arie double Bass. Gonna be doing a lot of Peggy Lees Latin Album.

A Tapestry of Fire and Rain Show dates

Hi,

So as most of you would know we have put together a fabulous show celebrating the music of Carole King and James Taylor.

Under the musical baton of Steve Brien Musical Director and amazing guitarist and featuring Max Alduca on double Bass.

On vocals my old mate Peter O’Regan (congas as well) a vocal talent who sells the songs so well and myself singing the great tunes written by Carole King.

Concert dates below just phone me if you need any other information:

Friday 30th October 7pm food served

CONCORD BOWLO CLUB  8pm concert start.

$35 a head..this will be fabulous fun really looking forward to it would love to see you all…….my number 0407935390

Saturday 6th November

Taste Canowindra, Canowindra.

This will be a huge night of celebrations for my great mates Bob and Marg who run this venue Im so pleased to be a part of their special night.

Saturday 14th November

Lissottes        Newcastle check out there wbsite great venue

Saturday 28th November Palm Beach Golf Club

show $25 cant wait for this one

Will update as we go along,this music really touches a chord with people and we love presenting it to you. So come along,sing along to this fabulous music, Cheers Di

GIGS 2015

Well here we are already into 2015, hope to see you at one of our gigs. I am very excited to announce that we will be playing at the Bay of Islands Jazz and Blues Festival in New Zealand in August. Steve Brien ,guitar and myself .Yeah this should be great fun.

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JANUARY 25th

The Basement Wollongong           2.30/5.30

with

Steve Brien ,Craig Scott, Ray Alldridge gonna be a swingin time

FEBRUARY 22nd

Sydney Rowers Club                    3/6pm

Steve Brien,Craig Scott

This is always a great gig beautiful food great location,come and enjoy whilst listening to some great jazz.

MARCH

Saturday 7th private Concert in Aide of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation,Manly

Saturday the 28th

Penrith Jazz Club    2/5pm

Ray Alldridge,Ron Lemke,Craig Scott and myself. Love the jazz fans and friends at Penrith.

APRIL

Sunday 26th Wollongong Workers The Basement 2.30/5.30

Ron Lemke drums,Craig Scott double Bass,Steve Brien guitar oh yeah

JUNE

Saturday night 27th 7/9pm

“A Tapestry of Fire and Rain”

an in-house concert in Bronte. Peter O’Regan and myself will be presenting the songs of Carole King and James Taylor under the musical baton of Steve Brien. Come and enjoy the songs of the 70s .inquiries phone me on 0407935390.

AUGUST

5th August we fly to the Bay of Islands New Zealand to perform at the Jazz Festival. Swingin duo of Steve BRien guitar and myself on vocals. Returning 10th August should be great fun.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday September 5th ,

TAPESTRY OF FIRE AND RAIN CONCERT, The songs of James Taylor and Carole King

In House Concert at Tempe, all welcome $25 per head includes food wine and concert. phone me if interested 0407935390. Steve Brien MD Peter O’Regan vocals and Congas,Myself vocals and Max Alduca double Bass. This is a great show of some of the 70s best music.7pm to 9pm

Sunday September 6th

THE BRASS MONKEY, CRONULLA

“A Tapestry of Fire and Rain”

A great intimate venue for our show we would love to see you there 2 sets of great music.

Saturday 26th 2/5pm

Penrith jazz club Peter Locke,Steve Brien,Craig Scott and myself playing the songs from our album wahoo

Sunday 27th,3/6pm

Di Bird Quartet back at Sydney Rowers Club 3/6pm come along weather should be perfect to sit outside and share great food and great music.Peter Locke piano, Steve Brien guitar,Craig Scott double Bass myself vocals.

OCTOBER

Monday 5th October

MANLY JAZZ FESTIVAL 4/30 5.30

with the SYDNEY ALL STARS

Col Loughnan sax,Craig Scott double Bass,Steve Brien guitar,and Ron Lemke drums myself vocals.

Its so great to be returning to the Manly Jazz Festival this year and will be  lots of fun and great music with these guys.

Sunday 18th yeah back to Wollongong Workers with a swinging quartet 2.30/5.30

will be great to see out friends again. Peter Locke piano,Steve Brien guitar, Craig Scott double Bass myself vocals. 2.30/5.30.

NOVEMBER

Sat, 7TH November we will be travelling to one of my favourite spots Taste Canowindra to help celebrate their 10th anniversary. What a great time we always have with Bob and Marg and great food,We will be doing the show a Tapestry of Fire and Rain to mark the celebrations. Come along its lots of fun  .Book Now.

Saturday 14th

Lissottes Newcastle, we will be presenting the songs from the 70s with out new fabulous show A Tapestry of Fire and Rain.

Saturday 21st, In house concert in the Hunter Valley with Steve Brien and Craig Scott and Ray Alldridge this will celebrate the songs of Col Porter.

DECEMBER

Sunday 6th 3/6pm at Sydney Rowers Club, mmm may be too early for Christmas songs or maybe not, see you there.Steve Brien,Craig Scott and special guest Andrew Robertson sax/flute

CD out now – ‘that’s not all’

Di Bird CDs

I am very excited to announce that my latest CD has been pressed. Its been a long haul but I had some amazing  help along the way. To my friends Gae Anderson and Libby Higgin who have supported me throughout  this process, thank you.Kerrie Biddell what an  amazing friend you shared so much knowledge  during this recording, even doing a few harmony vocals as well.

Thanks to Hilary Brown for the fab cover photo, to my son Joshua for his update on the cover photo and to my mate Kerrie Grant for the front and back covers.

Big  cuddles and thank you to all xxx

To arrange a copy of the CD, please email me at di_bird@hotmail.com